Drilling Operations
Driller
Drilling Subsea Engineer
Drilling Superintendent
Rig Electrician
Rig Mechanic
Tool Pusher
Tour Pusher
 

Driller

 

Mission Tasks

Carry out drilling operations ensuring the respect of the planning and of the safety rules

 

Professional Skills

1) Receive instructions for drilling parameters (weight on bit, rotary table rpm, pressures and pump outputs) as well as other work procedures (type and expected life of bit, mud characteristics, bore control etc.), and ensure their correct application. Whenever deemed necessary, within the specified limits, change the drilling parameters to improve the drilling progress; 2) Receive handover for the previous shift and verify the status of operations and equipment before beginning his shift; 3) Check and set up the equipment necessary for the assigned shift, i.e. drill pipes and other tubular material, x-over, etc; 4) Operate the drawwork during drilling activities and complex manoeuvres; 5) Assist rig down/rig up operations by coordinating and controlling; 6) Ensure that all reporting routines are followed and that all equipment related paperwork are carried out within his area of responsibility. Specifically he/she must: 6.1) fill up a daily drilling report for the activites performed during his/her shift describing the work carried out and the equipment utilized; 6.2) Update the pipe tally book and draft dimensioned drawings of the equipment run in the well; 7) Ensure that all orders and instructions received verbally or in writing are fully understood and adhered to; 8) Be safety conscious in all his/her work and use compulsory protective equipment; 9) Responsible for safe working conditions on the drill floor at all times; 10) Ensure that his subordinates use compulsory protective equipment; 11) Be familiar with all relevant work and safety procedures issued by Saipem and Operator; 12) Apply and ensure the correct application of prescribed safety standards and regulations, and take part in emergency drills and safety meetings; 13) Issue Safe Job Analysis before start-up of non routine operation or job and ensure completion of risk assessments where required; 14) Instruct all personnel assigned to him for assistance of their duties and responsabilities and of any special safety precaution to be taken prior to start up of any work; 15) Carry out BOP and pit level drill etc. in accordance with regulations laid down by Government Authorities or Operating Company; 16) Promptly report all accidents, near-miss accidents and non-conformance through the proper channels; 17) Intervene promptly and opportunely in emergencies, at the same time notifying the superior in charge; 18) Ensure that good housekeeping is maintained on the drill floor;

 
 

Drilling Subsea Engineer

 

Mission Tasks

Provide for the proper installation, utilization and maintenance of the subsea BOP stack, riser joints, riser tensioner and related equipment

 

Professional Skills

1) Operating and maintain the subsea and subsea related equipment in accordance with all applicable operating and maintenance procedures; 2) Monitor and prevent oil spills from hydraulic operated equipment, power and sub-sea related equipment and repair the equipment immediately; 3) Carry out BOP tests and drills in accordance with authorities, Client’s and Company’s requirements; 4) Ensure that all reporting routines are folllowed and that all equipment related paperwork are carried out within his area of responsibility, such as maintenance records, updating of service and instruction manuals, instructing procedures, etc.; 5) Be familiar with reporting routines regarding the EDP based maintenance system on board 6) Ensure that all orders and instructions received verbally or in writing are fully understood and adhered to; 7) Be safety conscious in all his work and use compulsory protective equipment; 8) Ensure he is familiar with all applicable work and safety procedures and promote implementation of same; 9) Ensure that before any work on high pressure system is started, a proper investigation is carried out, precautions have been taken and the work permit has been signed; 10) Instruct all personnel assigned to him of their duties and responsibilities and of any special safety precautions to be taken prior to start up of any work; 11) Ensure that personnel working under his supervision as well as himself carry lifevests and safety lines when working in exposed area or in around the moonpool; 12) Promptly report all accidents, near-miss accidents, Non-Conformances and safety hazards to his/her immediate superior; 13) Participate in safety meetings and safety drills held onboard; 14) Carry out his/her duties according to the Emergency Preparedness Action Plan when needed; 15) Ensure good housekeeping in his/her working areas.

 
 

Drilling Superintendent

 

Mission Tasks

Ensure the correct management of the drilling operations by optimizing the use of assets and equipments and the safe, economical and efficient performance of drilling, well completion and work over activities in accordance with Statutory legislation, client’s program, Company’s procedures and contractual requirements.

 

Professional Skills

1) Ensure the correct management of the drilling operations by optimizing the assets and equipments and supervising the execution of the activities of his/her subordinates; 2) Whenever instructed by his/her superiors liaise on behalf of Company with the Client’s representative regarding contract management and interpretation; 3) Verify the maintenance routines of the drilling equipment/assets are appropriate and they guarantee an efficient performance of the drilling activities; 4) Be familiar with the established well control procedures; 5) Be familiar with the established drilling operational procedures; 6) Ensure reporting routines are fulfiled; 7) Verify the stock level of spare parts and consumables for the drilling equipment on the rigs of his/her competence are kept at an appropriate level; 8) Cooperate with the rig site personnel in performing the rig moving activities by supervising the activity of his subordinates; 9) Ensure all classification society and authorities rules and regulations applicable to the activities are adhered to; 10) Be safety conscious in all his work and behaviour; 11) Ensure Company’s and Client’s HSE and Q/A policies and standards are implemented on the rig sites; 12) Actively partecipate to HSE inspections/audit on the rig site; 13) Call for / Partecipate to investigations in case of serious incidents; 14) Apply and ensure the correct application of prescribed safety standards and regulations; 15) Verify proper housekeeping is maintained on the rig site;

 
 

Rig Electrician

 

Mission Tasks

Provide for the proper performance of all electrical and electronic equipment of the rig by applying correctly routine and non-routine maintenance activities.

 

Professional Skills

1) Shall provide for preventive, routine and non-routine maintenance and for the repair of the electrical equipment and machines and of the related control boards; 2) Ensure that all reporting routines are followed and that all equipment related paperwork are carried out within his area of responsibility, such as maintenance records, updating of service and instruction manuals, instructing procedures, etc.; 3) Be familiar with reporting routines regarding the EDP based maintenance system on board; 4) Keep the stock of spare parts and consumables for the equipment of his/her responsibility at the appropriate level by verifying the stock levels and reporting to his/her superiors the deficiencies taking in consideration future maintenance requirements and delivery time; 5) Monitors the reliability of spare parts utilized; 6) Supervise the disassembly, loading, unloading and assembly of the power plant and electrical devices and equipment; 7) Be familiar with all classification society and authorities rules and regulations applicable to his/her area of responsibility; 8) Ensure that all orders and instructions received verbally or in writing are fully understood and adhered to; 9) Be safety conscious in all his work and use compulsory protective equipment; 10) Ensure he/she is familiar with all applicable work and safety procedures, and promote implementation of same; 11) Ensure that before any maintenance activity is started, a proper investigation is carried out, precautions have been taken the equipment have been properly isolated from the main switchboard, the circuit breakers are locked, warning signs are posted and the “work permit” has been signed; 12) Instruct all personnel assigned to him/her of their duties and responsibilities and of any special safety precautions to be taken prior to start up of any work; 13) Ensure that personnel working under his/her supervision as well as him/herself carry lifevests and safety lines when working in exposed area or in around the moonpool; 14) Promptly report all accidents, near-miss accidents, Non-Conformances and safety hazards to his/her immediate superior; 15) Participate in safety meetings and safety drills held onboard; 16) Carry out his/her duties according to the Emergency Preparedness Action Plan when needed; 17) Ensure good housekeeping in his/her working areas;

 
 

Rig Mechanic

 

Mission Tasks

Provide for the proper performance of all machineries and motors of the rig by applying correctly routine and non-routine maintenance activities

 

Professional Skills

1) Shall provide for preventive, routine and non-routine maintenance and for the repair of internalcombustion engines, pumps, compressors and drilling related equipment of the rig; 2) Ensure that all reporting routines are followed and that all equipment related paperwork are carried out within his area of responsibility, such as maintenance records, updating of service and instruction manuals, instructing procedures, etc.; 3) Be familiar with reporting routines regarding the EDP based maintenance system on board; 4) Keep the stock of spare parts and consumables at the appropriate level by verifying the stock levels and reporting to his/her superiors the deficiencies taking in consideration future maintenance requirements and delivery time; 5) Monitors the reliability of spare parts utilized; 6) Supervise the disassembly, loading, unloading and assembly of the power plant and drilling equipment during land rig transfer activities; 7) Be familiar with all classification society and authorities rules and regulations applicable to his area of responsability; 8) Ensure that all orders and instructions received verbally or in writing are fully understood and adhered to; 9) Be safety conscious in all his work and use compulsory protective equipment; 10) Ensure he/she is familiar with all applicable work and safety procedures, and promote implementation of same; 11) Ensure that before any maintenance activity is started, a proper investigation is carried out, precautions have been taken and the “work permit” has been signed; 12) Instruct all personnel assigned to him/her for assistance of their duties and responsibilities and of any special safety precautions to be taken prior to start up of any work; 13) Ensure that personnel working under his/her supervision as well as him/herself carry lifevests and safety lines when working in exposed area or in around the moonpool; 14) Promptly report all accidents, near-miss accidents, Non-Conformances and safety hazards to his/her immediate superior; 15) Participate in safety meetings and safety drills held onboard; 16) Carry out his/her duties according to the Emergency Preparedness Action Plan when needed; 17) Ensure good housekeeping in his/her working areas;

 
 

Tool Pusher

 

Mission Tasks

Ensure the safe, economical and efficient performance of drilling, well completion and work over activities in accordance with Statutory legislation, client’s program, Company’s procedures and contractual requirements.

 

Professional Skills

1) Ensure the safe, economical and efficient performance of the drilling, well completion and work over activities by supervising the execution of the activities in compliance with Company’s standards, contractual requirements, Client’s program and current legislation; 2) Liaise on behalf of Company with the Client’s representative on site regarding contract management and interpretation; 3) Instruct the Tourpusher in the execution of the activities in order to ensure the activities are carried out in accordance to the client’s program; 4) Ensure the activities carried out to prepare , use, control the mud system are performed in accordance to the program and instructions received by client; 5) Ensure the progress of the activities is in line with the program and report to client any discrepancy; 6) Check periodically the efficiency of the safety equipment and devices present on the rig site; 7) Be familiar with handling and operating safely all drilling related tools and equipment; 8) Be familiar with running and testing of the BOP and how to operate the same and the diverter system; 9) Be familiar with the established well control procedures; 10) Be familiar with the established drilling operational procedures; 11) Ensure reporting routines are fulfiled; 12) Cooperate with the technical engineers to set up a proper maintenance plan for the drilling equipment; 13) Ensure the stock level of spare parts and consumables for the drilling equipment is kept at an appropriate level by requesting the equipment whenever deemed necessary; 14) Coordinate the rig moving activities by supervising the activity of the drilling crew, the lifting activites and verifying that the equipment is correctly positioned on the new location; 15) Ensure all classification society and authorities rules and regulations applicable to his/her area are adhered to; 16) Ensure that all orders and instructions received verbally or in writing are fully understood and adhered to; 17) Be safety conscious in all his work and behaviour and use compulsory protective equipment; 18) Be responsible for safe working conditions on the rig site at all times; 19) Ensure that his subordinates use complusory protective equipment; 20) Ensure that all relevant work and safety procedures issued by Saipem and Operator are adhered to; 21) Apply and ensure the correct application of prescribed safety standards and regulations; 22) Lead the safety meetings of the drilling crew; 23) Support the master in the organization of safety drills and actively partecipate to the same; 24) Partecipate in the preparation of the Safe Job Analysis before start-up of the non routine operation or job and ensure completion of risk assessment where required; 25) Instruct his/her subordinates of their duties and responsabilities and of any special precaution to be taken prior to start up of any work; 26) Promptly report any safety hazard, accident, near-miss accident and non-conformance. to his/her immediate superior 27) Be responsible to maintain a proper housekeeping on the rig site

 
 

Tour Pusher

 

Mission Tasks

Assist the Toolpusher to carry out the drilling, well completion, work over program by coordinating his crew’s activities as well as attending to the work organization ensuring the respect of the safety rules.

 

Professional Skills

1) Instruct the Drillers in the execution of the drilling activities and supervise the drilling crew in order to ensure the activities are carried out in accordance to the program; 2) Receive handover for the previous shift and verify status of operations and equipment before beginning his/her shift; 3) Check and set up the equipment to be used with particular reference to the tools to be run in hole. Check the condition of the equipment after its use and notify any wear, breakage or damage; 4) Whenever instructed by his/her superior check that the activities carried out to prepare , use, control the mud system are performed in accordance to the program and instructions received rig; 5) Liaise, when requested, with the client’s representatives and provide any information with his/her area of competence; 6) Check periodically the efficiency of the safety equipment and devices present on the rig site; 7) Be familiar with handling and operating safely all drilling related tools and equipment; 8) Be familiar with running and testing of the BOP and how to operate the same and the diverter system; 9) Be familiar with the established well control procedures; 10) Be familiar with the established drilling operational procedures; 11) Be familiarise with reporting routines; 12) Monitor the stock level of spare parts and consumables for the drilling equipment and notify his/her superior in case any deficiency is detected; 13) Assist his superior during the rig moving activities by supervising the activity of the drilling crew, coordinating the lifting activites and verifying that the equipment is correctly positioned on the new location and assembled properly; 14) Be familiar with all classification society and authorities rules and regulations applicable to his/her area; 15) Ensure that all orders and instructions received verbally or in writing are fully understood and adhered to; 16) Be safety conscious in all his work and behaviour and use compulsory protective equipment; 17) Ensure safe working conditions on the rig site at all times; 18) Ensure that his subordinates use complusory protective equipment; 19) Be familiar with all relevant work and safety procedures issued by Saipem and Operator and promote the implementation of same; 20) Apply and ensure the correct application of prescribed safety standards and regulations and take part in emergency drills and safety meetings; 21) Partecipate in the preparation of the Safe Job Analysis before start-up of the non routine operation or job and ensure completion of risk assessment where required; 22) Instruct all personnel assigned to him of their duties and responsabilities and of any special precaution to be taken prior to start up of any work; 23) Promptly report any safety hazard, accident, near-miss accident and non-conformance to his/her immediate superior; 24) Be familiar with his/her duties during safety drills and in an emergency situations; 25) Ensure that proper housekeeping is maintained on the rig site;